Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Interview, Q & A: 39th Festival Edition

Cost: FREE

Join us for our first ever Facebook Live event with author Waubgeshig Rice. Rice will be discussing his new novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, which is a post-apocalyptic story about a small northern Anishinaabe community that goes dark.

This event will be part interview, part audience Q&A! If you follow us at @festofauthors on Facebook, the live event will appear on your news feed. You can also access the event without signing into Facebook by going to our page:



  • Kevin Hardcastle

    Kevin Hardcastle is a fiction writer from Simcoe County, Ontario. He studied writing at the University of Toronto and Cardiff University. He was a finalist for the 2012 Journey Prize, and his stories have been published widely in Canada and anthologized internationally. Hardcastle’s debut short story collection, Debris, won the Trillium Book Award and the ReLit Award for Short Fiction. His novel, In The Cage, was published to critical acclaim in 2017.  

  • Waubgeshig Rice

    Waubgeshig Rice

    Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist originally from Wasauksing First Nation. His first short story collection, Midnight Sweatlodge, was inspired by his experiences growing up in an Anishinaabe community and won an Independent Publishers Book Award in 2012. His debut novel, Legacy, followed in 2014. He currently works as a multi-platform journalist for CBC in Sudbury. In 2014, he received the Anishinabek Nation’s Debwewin Citation for Excellence in First Nation Storytelling. He lives in Ottawa.